Thomas D. Stipcak Jr., 75 of Staunton, died at his residence on Sunday, February 2, 2020. He was born on May 26, 1944, in Staunton, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. & Dina (Busse) Stipcak Sr. He married Beverly Gusewelle on July 6, 1968, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hamel and she survives.
He worked as a police officer with the City of Staunton for many years. He started working out of high school on the flight line at McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, MO, then worked for Schwann’s in the mid 1970’s. He started his career as a police officer with the city of Gillespie before transferring to Staunton.
Tom also served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Staunton and the Staunton Sportsman’s Club. He loved to bowl bowling at The Alleys in Staunton for many years. He also enjoyed Police Combat Shooting, playing cards, and watching his grandchildren participate in all their activities.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Stipcak of Staunton; three sons, Brett Stipcak of Staunton, Brian (Jaime) Stipcak of New Douglas, and Brad Stipcak of Topeka, Kansas; two grandchildren, Riley and Raven Stipcak of New Douglas; twin brother, Jerry (Kristine) Stipcak of Cumming, Georgia; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Hemann.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church in Staunton. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 6 at 10:00 AM at the church with Pastor Kelly Mitteis officiating. Burial will be held at Memorial Park in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church of Staunton.